ITCM Testing Completed By DRDO

  • Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully conducted a flight test of the Indigenous Technology Cruise Missile (ITCM) off the coast of Odisha. 
  • The missile’s performance was monitored by Range Sensors like Radar, EOTS, and Telemetry. 
  • The flight was also monitored from the Su-30-Mk-I aircraft of the Indian Air Force. 
  • The missile followed the desired path using waypoint navigation and demonstrated low-altitude sea-skimming flight. 
  • The test established the reliable performance of the indigenous propulsion system developed by the Gas Turbine Research Establishment (GTRE), Bengaluru. 
  • The missile is equipped with advanced avionics and software for better performance. 
  • The test was witnessed by senior scientists from various DRDO laboratories and representatives from the production partner.

 

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